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News: Open and Shut

Todd Portune gets a gag order from his fellow commissioners

0 Comments · Thursday, June 13, 2002
Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says he can't do his job because of a new rule restricting the release of information about the prosecutor's office. The rule applies to documents from  

Should a State School Provide a Higher Degree of Clean Air?

0 Comments · Thursday, June 6, 2002
Should the University of Cincinnati do more to minimize air pollution? UC is working on a plan to generate 90 percent of its own electricity and generally consolidate its utilities at its newer pow  

News: Taking Your Kids

When the county plays nanny, families can get hurt

0 Comments · Thursday, May 30, 2002
Until 18 months ago, Haviva and Michael Horvitz of Amberley Village weren't uptight parents. They allowed their 11-year-old son Jason to push his 3-year-old sister around the neighborhood in a st  

What Will We Pay for Convergys to Stay?

0 Comments · Thursday, May 30, 2002
Is it time for corporate-welfare reform in Cincinnati? You've heard this story before. Company X begins thinking about moving out of the city. Executives drop hints and politicians, ever fearful of  

Cover Story: Hot Shot

Weegee's revolutionary photography is exposed at the CAM

0 Comments · Thursday, May 30, 2002
There are people who don't mind their jobs. There are people who are happy to stay an extra hour to finish some work. There are people who get up every day with the reassuring knowledge they're   

News: Class Struggle

Teachers' union solidly rejects pay reform

0 Comments · Thursday, May 23, 2002
"It's not ready yet." That was the phrase members of the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers (CFT) repeated again and again as 96 percent voted against a proposal to link performance evaluations  

Cover Story: The Color of Air

Fuming over environmental injustice and classism

0 Comments · Thursday, May 16, 2002
Residents of Winton Hills live within walls of pollution. To the north and east are Interstate 75 and a row of industrial plants. Between Este Avenue and the Mill Creek, the factories produce foo  

News: No New Hooters

Audits show zoo now using tax funds correctly

0 Comments · Thursday, May 9, 2002
The Cincinnati Zoo has apparently learned what it can and can't bill to Hamilton County taxpayers. A January 2001 report found the zoo had improperly spent more than $13,000 in tax funds. But the  

801 Mt. Hope Ave.

0 Comments · Thursday, May 9, 2002
Address: 801 Mt. Hope Ave., Price Hill Owner: Kristen and Daniel Pessell of Westwood Current Property Value: $32,900 Year Built: 1892 Comments: This building, located at the edge of Pr  

News: In Their Backyard

Park Levy foes say, 'No taxation without recreation'

0 Comments · Thursday, May 2, 2002
Signs supporting the Hamilton County Park Levy are popping up all over town like dandelions, but some Cincinnati leaders are trying to weed out the tax. The Hamilton County Park District is askin